A total of 45 people were registered to donate blood, and 25 units of blood were collected, and 5 double reds at the recent Centerville Community Blood Drive.
A special thanks to Rose Cunningham and the Hospital Auxiliary, Chapter AS T.T.T. for helping organize and sponsor this blood drive. Committed volunteers are key to maintaining the blood supply in our local community.
The Blood Center of Iowa joined operations with Siouxland Community Blood Bank in April 2010 to become LifeServe Blood Center. As one of the 15th largest blood centers in the country, LifeServe Blood Center provides blood and blood products to 87 hospitals located across Iowa, Nebraska and South Dakota. LifeServe is committed to providing permier service to volunteer blood donors and access to a safe, quality blood supply for hospitals and patients. Eligible blood donors must be at least 16 years old, should weigh at least 120 pounds and should be in general good health. For more information about blood donation or to schedule an appointment to donate blood, call (800) 287-4903 or visit www.lifeservebloodcenter.org.
Registering donors was Barbara Smith and canteen workers were Vivian Huisman, Patty Albright, Bev Fike and Doris LaPaglia. Pat Brown and Jean Leach furnished sandwiches. Advertising was by Larry Bettis, KCOG, the Daily Iowegian and Community 1st Credit Union. Posters and post cards were done by Rose Cunningham. Callers were Ruth Ann Dickerson and Betty Owca.
Donors were Barbara Smith, Edward Smith, Rose Cunningham, Jack Dalponte, Buffy Porter, Clint Porter, Bobbie Farris, Lois Heartley, Rebecca Morrow, Larry Royer, Suella Golic, Ruth Adams, Richard Wakefield, Brian Bickel, Katherine Cossolotto, Roman Royer, Jody McDanel, Linda Rhodes, David Havard, Larry Hiatt, Peggy Sales, Betty McVeigh, Nancy Carey, Bruce Lindaman, Jeremy Buckingham, Carole Brown, David Moorman, Tammy Davis, Zelda Starr, Marissa Hunt, Ciarra Fry, John Fry, Sonya Fry, Thelma Smothers, Tiffany Miller, Crystal Gardner, Danny Glenn, Joan Bailey, Brady McElvain, Sherri Doggett, Noel Gorden, Emma Lee Leopard, Wayne Neilson, Renee Foster and Krista Johnson.